Wednesday Snow Totals; Record Lows Thursday

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 12, 2014) — Another winter storm hit parts of West Michigan Wednesday morning, leaving some areas with over a half foot of snow.

Leading the way in snow totals were Paw Paw and Springfield (near Battle Creek) with seven inches of new snow. Here are some other totals from West Michigan:

  • Orangeville (Barry County),  5.9″
  • Marshall, 6.0″
  • Kalamazoo,  6.5″
  • Hastings,  5.5″
  • Plainwell,  4.0″
  • Ada,  1.1″
  • Grandville,  1.1″
  • Muskegon,  trace

The official total in Grand Rapids was 1.9 inches, bringing the seasonal total to 112.6 inches. This is 43.4 inches above normal.  Muskegon’s total remains at 129.6 inches, which is 42.4 inches above normal.

Skies are clearing, and that will allow temperatures to drop to record levels overnight.  We are forecasting a low of 5 below in Grand Rapids.  The old record is 5 above, set in 1926.  The record low for Muskegon is 2 above, set in 1912.  Here is a look at some other forecast lows:

DMA RPM 18Z Temps

Warmer temperatures arrive Friday. For the latest forecast, join us on FOX 17 News or visit the weather page at http://www.fox17online.com/weather 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s